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Demographics

People

Total Population2,447
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+1,087
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married41.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,326
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,853

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,194
% Above Poverty Level88.1%
% Below Poverty Level11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$624
Median House Value$100,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.4%
Irish8.3%
English7.8%
German6%
Italian2.6%
Brazilian1.5%
Scottish1.2%
Norwegian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Czech0.1%
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Purvis Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lamar County
Standard Zip Codes39475
Phone Area Codes601,769
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.14
Approximate Longitude-89.4

Purvis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHATTIESBURG 5 SW
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 60 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp53 to 80 F
Annual Precip62.4 inches
StationPOPLARVILLE EXP STN
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip63.1 inches
StationRICHTON 3 SSE
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp35 to 59 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 79 F
Annual Precip59.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hattiesburg46,846$39,627
Lumberton2,112$22,411
New Augusta799$39,405
Petal10,736$59,847
Poplarville2,939$61,696
Sumrall1,795$60,417

Purvis Public Libraries

Lamar County Library System
144 SHELBY SPEIGHTS DRIVE
Purvis, Mississippi
(601) 794-3221

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Purvis Hospitals

South Ms State Hospital
(Government - State)
823 Highway 589
(601) 794-0100

Purvis Public Schools

Purvis Lower Elementary
5976 U.s. Hwy. 11
ZIP: 39475
(601) 794-3302
Primary
Total Enrollment 436
Purvis High School
220 School Street
ZIP: 39475
(601) 794-6221
High
Total Enrollment 588
Purvis Middle School
213 School Street
ZIP: 39475
(601) 794-1068
Middle
Total Enrollment 375
Lamar Co Voc Tech Center
41 College Drive
ZIP: 39475
(601) 794-8298
High
Purvis Upper Elementary
310 Mitchell
ZIP: 39475
(601) 794-2959
Primary
Total Enrollment 377
Jefferson/todd Alternative Program
424 Martin Luther King Drive
ZIP: 39475
(601) 794-1097
Other

Purvis Private Schools

Lamar Christian School
62 Purvis-oloh Rd
ZIP: 39475
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 294
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